RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

CANADIAN NATIONAL

Joliet Subdivision

FORMERLY Chicago & Alton Railroad/Gulf Mobile & Ohio Railroad
OPENED 1857 by Joliet & Chicago Railroad
DOUBLE TRACK constructed 1874-1875
ABS installed 1900
CTC installed around 2000
PASSENGER SERVICE: Metra Heritage Corridor/Amtrak St. Louis Route

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Radio Frequency - 160.920 (AAR Channel 54)
Radio Frequency - 160.305 (AAR Channel 13) (Chicago Union Station)

Stations/Milepost Locations

(Metra stops are capitalized)

Direction is southward from Chicago to Joliet

0.0 CHICAGO
1.8 21st Street (crossing-Amtrak/remote-Amtrak Train Director)

2.6 21st Street (crossing-Amtrak/remote-Amtrak Train Director)
2.7 Cermak (junction-Amtrak)
4.4 Bridgeport (junction-CN)

3.5 Bridgeport (junction-CN)
5.1 CP Brighton (crossing-CSX/NS-remote-NS-Ashland Avenue Yard)
5.3 Rockwell
5.5 Park Yard
6.6 Corwith (crossing-remote-BNSF dispatcher)
7.9 Lemoyne (crossing-remote-BRC dispatcher)
9.5 #45 Crossover
10.3 Glenn Yard
11.3 #47 Crossover
11.9 SUMMIT
13.1 CP Canal (crossing-remote-IHB dispatcher)
15.4 Justice
17.5 WILLOW SPRINGS
22.6 Lambert
25.3 LEMONT
26.3 Flagstone
28.5 Romeo
29.8 Romeoville
32.9 LOCKPORT
35.6 Stateville
36.6 Ohio St.
36.7 Jackson St.
37.2 JOLIET
37.3 UD Tower (tower-Metra)
38.9 South Joliet
41.0 Plaines

Between 21st Street and Bridgeport, Joliet Subdivision abandoned, with trains operating over CN Freeport Subdivision.

2 tracks from 21st Street to Joliet, CTC in use, controlled by Dispatcher Desk #1 in Homewood.

South of Jackson St., trackage operated by Union Pacific Railroad.


TRACK DIAGRAM

(Click for diagram of Chicago Union Station.)

Classic Track Diagrams

Track diagram as the line existed around 1975. CTC was installed between Chicago and Joliet around 2000.


LOST STATIONS

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.